The Florida Mental Health Act of 1971 (Florida Statute 394.451-394.47891 (2009
rev.)), commonly known as the ...
Baker Act. The Baker Act is a Florida law that enables families and loved ones to
provide emergency mental health services and temporary detention for people ...
Official Internet Site of the Florida Legislature ... The 2016 Florida Statutes ....
120.57(1), except that any order entered by the administrative law judge is final
Chapter 394 of the Florida Statutes is known as "The Baker Act" and as "The
Florida ... A. A law enforcement officer may take a person who appears to meet
If other less restrictive means are not available, such as voluntary appearance for
outpatient evaluation, a law enforcement officer, or other designated agent of ...
How are voluntary and involuntary Baker Act Admissions different? ... For
example, a law enforcement officer may transport an individual to a facility for ... If
the Individual in need resides in a State other then Florida you should call a Clerk
Question: When does a patient need to be examined by a health practitioner?
Answer: Florida Statute 394.459 Rights of patients, Section (2) RIGHT TO ...
The Baker Act encourages the voluntary admission of persons for psychiatric ...
this is not possible due to the severity of the person's condition, the law requires.
Mar 27, 2007 ... Mental Health Program Office & Department of Mental Health Law & ... 2014
Baker Act User Reference Guide: The Florida Mental Health Act.
Mar 6, 2014 ... examination at a Baker Act receiving facility, and who is certified by a ... to report
information to the Florida Department of Law. Enforcement for ...